Welcome to the Spring Valley High School Band website. This site includes specific information about our band program, curriculum, parent information, related band sites, band calendar, and current news and events. Please use this site frequently as an operational tool and guide to our program. If you are a parent or student within our community, we hope you find the information that you seek and that it will help you have a successful school year. If you are new to the area, or this site, please enjoy your stay. ~ David C. Allison, Director of Bands
Latest News and Information...
Region Audition Update - REGION BAND AUDITIONS POSTPONED TO JAN. 14TH!!
With forecast of as much as 5 inches of snow in parts of our Region, plus terribly cold temperatures for the balance of Saturday afternoon and into Saturday night…….
WE ARE MOVING REGION AUDITIONS TO THE INCLEMENT WEATHER DATE OF….
SATURDAY, JANUARY 14TH…..when the advance forecast is a balmy 60 degrees.
The site will be the same….Blythewood High School
The Audition Schedule will remain the same.
Winter Guard Information
Practice Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-7
January 21st at Northwestern High School
February 18th at Clover high school
March 4th at White Knoll high school
March 18th at River Bluff high school SCBDA Championships
March 25th at Rock Hill high school CWEA Championships
Coastal Carolina Clinic
Congratulations to the following students who have been accepted to participate in the 10th annual Coastal Carolina University Honor Band and Scholarship Festival held January 18-20, 2017. We know they will represent us well!
Also, congratulations go out to the following members of the SV Clarinet Ensemble for their upcoming performance for the South Carolina Music Educator's Association on February 3rd. What a great honor!
Many, Many Thanks!!
Thank you so very much to our many volunteers who have helped with our band program this fall!! We could not have completed our wonderful marching band season without the help of our tireless volunteers. Words cannot express how much you all mean to our students and Booster Board!!
We are so very proud of our Viking Band for bringing home 5 trophies from the Band Beat Tournament of Champions sponsored by Carolina Crown and held in Rock Hill, SC. They earned 1st place in Class AAA, 6th place overall, Outstanding Music, Outstanding Visuals, and Outstanding Effect. They have worked very hard this season and earned these honors. Follow this link to see photos of this competition, and other events from our 2016 Viking Band Season.
Earn Extra Credit
Click this link to see some extra credit opportunities sponsored by the University of South Carolina School of Music. Remember to bring Mr. Allison a ticket stub and program as proof of attendance to receive the extra credit.
Want to Stay Connected?!
Join our Facebook page! Ask questions, share photos, and more... Search for the group "Spring Valley Band Parents"
Follow us on Twitter! @SVBandPapa
Sync the Band Google Calendar to your Smartphone! Band Google Calendar
Get the Charms App! The new Charms parent/student-side Mobile App is up, for both Android and Apple! Go to your phone's particular App Store, and search for "Charms Blue" to download it.
Mark Your Calendar...
6th – Winter Concert Camp Fee Due - $50
7th – Region Band Auditions (Held at Blythewood High School)
21st - All-State Auditions
27th - Winter Concert Camp (Friday 4-9) Dinner provided
28th - Winter Concert Camp (9-4) Lunch Provided
9th-12th – USC Band Clinic
24th -25th – Region Band Clinic
2nd – Pre-Festival Concert at SV Auditorium- (6:00)
6th - Rising 9th Grade Parent Information Meeting for Band- (6:00 in the Band Room)
13th - Rising 9th Grade Parent Information Meeting for Band- (6:00 in the Band Room)
10th -12 th – All-State Band Clinic
20th- Leadership Application Meeting from 3:45-4:00
21st-23rd – State Concert Festival Assessment (TBA)
18th- leadership Applications are due. (Applicants are required to attend the April 22nd Clinic)
20th - Fine Arts Assembly- Two Performances (Symphonic Band)
21st- Fine Arts Assembly- Two Performances (Symphonic Band)
22nd - Leadership Clinic with Dr. Gribble 9-4 Band Room
24th- Class Placement Auditions. (All band students grades 9-11) 3:45-5:00
27th - Leadership Interviews begin
28th &29th- Solo & Ensemble at Irmo Middle School ( Times to be posted)
4th - Drum Major Audition
16th -Spring Marching Rehearsal (4-7) $100.00 Band camp deposit is due
18th - Spring Concert at SV Auditorium (6:30)
20th - Annual Band Banquet (6:00) SV Commons
26th - Senior Assembly Performance Concert and Symphonic Bands (Call time 7:30 AM)
NEW! For a full list of dates for 2016-17 click here...
Spring Valley Bands
120 Sparkleberry Lane
Columbia, SC 29229
Phone: 803-699-3500 x69810
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2016 SCBDA Outstanding Performance Award Winner
11th Straight Year!
Check out our 2016 Competitive Show